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The Building of the Panama Canal in Historic Photographs

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The tale of the canal's construction unfolds in a compelling narrative of risks, hardships, disasters, and triumph. More than 160 historic photographs document the hitherto unparalleled technological achievement, depicting exotic settings, workers' housing, Canal Zone's internal government, dredging operations, and other scenes from a true story of adventure, revolution, ordeal, and accomplishment.

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In 164 historic photographs and extensive text, a noted historian of photography documents the canal's construction — dredging, housing, internal government, engineering feats, failures, and final success. A vivid record of an astounding technological achievement. Introduction. Captions.

Synopsis:

This tale of an unprecedented technological advance unfolds in a compelling narrative of risks, hardships, disasters, and triumph. More than 160 historic photographs depict exotic settings, workers' housing, dredging operations, much more.

Synopsis:

Extensive text and 164 historic photographs tell the compelling story of the Canal's construction: dredging, housing, internal government, engineering feats, failures, and final success.

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ISBN:
9780486244082
Editor:
Keller, Ulrich
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Editor:
Keller, Ulrich
Author:
Keller, Ulrich
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Engineering - Civil
Subject:
Technology
Subject:
Engineering - Hydraulic
Subject:
Central America
Subject:
Pictorial works
Subject:
Photojournalism
Subject:
Panama canal
Subject:
Panama Canal (Panama) History Pictorial works.
Subject:
History
Subject:
Civil
Subject:
Hydraulics
Subject:
Panama Canal (Panama) History.
Subject:
Science Reference-Technology
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
no. 2
Publication Date:
19840231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
11 x 8.25 in 0.97 lb

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Product details 176 pages Dover Publications - English 9780486244082 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , In 164 historic photographs and extensive text, a noted historian of photography documents the canal's construction — dredging, housing, internal government, engineering feats, failures, and final success. A vivid record of an astounding technological achievement. Introduction. Captions.
"Synopsis" by ,
This tale of an unprecedented technological advance unfolds in a compelling narrative of risks, hardships, disasters, and triumph. More than 160 historic photographs depict exotic settings, workers' housing, dredging operations, much more.
"Synopsis" by ,
Extensive text and 164 historic photographs tell the compelling story of the Canal's construction: dredging, housing, internal government, engineering feats, failures, and final success.
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